LoL Patch 13.5 Previews LeBlanc Buffs, Aurelion Sol Nerfs, & More Jungle Changes
Riot Games released the preview for League of Legends Patch 13.5 and it is a lengthy one which includes the Yuumi rework, Aurelion Sol nerfs, alongside some jungle adjustments. The patch will be introducing an array of changes with many champions getting balanced, and runes undergoing tweaks, all pointed at a definite meta change in League of Legends (LoL). On 28th February, League of Legends Lead Designer Matt Leung-Harrison aka Riot Phroxzon posted the list of LoL Patch 13.5 changes on Twitter.
Riot Phroxzon , “Larger scope changes to LB [LeBlanc], Yuumi, Jungle adjustments (+power into farming/counter jg[jungle], nerfing ganking), Azir. Still mostly following up [on] Navori changes, Jungle adjustments and getting Mage items into a better spot. After this, gearing up for MSI [Mid-Season Invitational] focused balance from 13.6.”
Here’s everything you need to know about this patch.
LoL Patch 13.5: Champion Buffs and Nerfs
The champions who are getting buffs in LoL Patch 13.5 are:
Those getting the nerf hammer in this patch are as follows:
Twitch (AP [Ability Power] build)
Meanwhile, Yuumi is getting a full-on rework in LoL Patch 13.5 alongside adjustments for the following champions:
Cosmic Drive is getting a system buff in this patch while the runes of Triumph and Grasp of the Undying are getting adjusted. Additionally, Seraph’s Embrace is also getting a nerf.
Jungle Adjustments in LoL Patch 13.5
In the jungle, Riot Games is putting more power back into farming camps.
The list of jungle changes in LoL Patch 13.5 are as follows:
Sweeper cooldown (CD): 90-60 >>> 120-60 (based on the average level in the game)
Enemy Jungle Damage Reduction: 20% >>> Removed
Jungler Lane XP for first 14 minutes: 75% >>> 40-75% based on game time (linear scaling from 0:00)
Gold per camp:
Gromp: 70 >>> 80
Blue Buff: 80 >>> 90
Murkwolf (Big wolf): 50 >>> 55
Minimurky (Small wolves): 13 >>> 15
Razorbeak (Raptors): 30 >>> 35
Minirazor (Small raptors): 7 >>> 8
Red Buff: 80 >>> 90
Medium Krug: 5 >>> 10
Little Krugs: 13 >>> 14
When is the 13.5 patch releasing?
According to Riot Games’ official schedule, Patch 13.5 will go live on the servers on 8th March. The following are the patch roll out timings across different regions:
North America (NA): 3 pm PT
Europe and West (EUW): 5 am GMT
Europe and Nordic East (EUNE): 3 am CET
Korea (KR): 8 am KST
Note that there will be server downtime and maintenance once the patching begins. All matchmade game queues and ranked queues will be disabled for around three hours before the patch hits the live servers.